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Versatile cardioid microphone. Especially suited to applications in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear. Balanced frequency response. Extremely low distortion.
$ 1,919.95

Due to its cardioid pick-up pattern the MKH 8040 is perfectly suitable for a wide range of applications. It features a balanced frequency response throughout the whole pick-up pattern, as well as a significantly reduced pick-up of rear sound without depriving it of its natural timbre: Very valuable talents when used in rooms with poor acoustics or when disturbing sounds impinge mainly from the rear.

  • Cardioid pick-up pattern

  • Modular Design

  • Wide frequency response: 30 – 50,000 Hz

  • Extremely low distortion

  • Extremely low inherent self-noise

  • Balanced frequency response within the pick-up pattern

  • Very even directional diagram

  • Non-reflective Nextel® coating

  • Ideal as a spot microphone and for surround recordings

  • Timbrally identical with the other 8000-series microphones for optimum aural compatibility

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Specifications
What's in the Box
  • Microphone head MKHC 8040
  • XLR module MZX 8000
  • Microphone clip MZQ 8000
  • Windshield MZW 8000
  • User manual
  • Aluminium transport case

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Downloads

  • Safety instructions and regulatory information
    • Safety instructions MKH 8020, 8040, 8050, 8090 (910 KB) Download

  • Quick Guides
    • Quick guide MKH 8040, MKH 8040 Stereoset (440 KB) Download

  • Instruction Manual
    • Instruction manual MKH 8040 Stereo (710 KB) Download

    • Instruction manual MKH 8040 (630 KB) Download

    • Manual Windscreens and Accessories (1.8 MB) Download

  • Digital Brochures
    • Microphone and accessories overview MKH 8000 Series (190 KB) Download

    • Brochure MKH 8000 Series (1.9 MB) Download

    • The MKH Story (1.1 MB) Download

  • EU Declaration of Conformity
    • EU Declaration of conformity MKH 8020, 8040, 8050, 8060, 8070 und 8090 (480 KB) Download